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Business consulting to boost your success

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Our Make it in Washington Business Consultants provide unique in-depth consulting to help you build upon your strengths, identify and address your weaknesses, and take your manufacturing business to the next level.

We provide guidance on improving operational efficiencies; accessing new sources of growth/development capital; navigating the risks associated with pursuing new customers, markets, and products; and solving technological challenges.

 

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Our consultants are seasoned professionals with broad-based business sector experience and deep vertical knowledge. We will work with you side-by-side to help you achieve success. Interested and qualified companies will receive a robust evaluation and a tailored work plan for each engagement.

Learn more about the CoreValue software tool to assess and increase your business worth.

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WE ACCELERATE YOUR COMPANY’S SUCCESS.

  • Quantitative business valuation
  • ROI assessment for growth projects
  • Product development/improvement
  • Customer market diversification
  • Evaluation of production efficiency

WE CONNECT YOU WITH NEW GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES.

  • Growth/development capital acquisition
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Expansion to new markets
  • Access to directory of local/regional vendors and suppliers

Do you have questions about our business consulting opportunities?  Check out these helpful FAQs.

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Be included in a statewide manufacturing map.

One piece of the Make it in Washington initiative to increase manufacturing capacity in select Washington counties is the creation of a statewide manufacturing asset map.  The map will be used to help create connections to new business opportunities and raise the visibility of Washington companies. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about our business consulting opportunities?  Check out these helpful FAQs.  And if you don’t find the answer you need, please contact us.

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Q: What does the business consulting cost?

This is a no-cost program to qualified companies.

Q: How do I qualify?

Small to mid-sized manufacturers in 25 of Washington’s 39 counties may qualify for fully funded consulting services. 25 Washington counties can take advantage of the entire suite of consulting services, while 31 counties are eligible for the Education, Business Assessment (CoreValue), and Asset Mapping services.

Q: Do companies need to be based in the qualifying counties in the state of Washington?

Yes, the company or branch location must be based in one of the eligible Washington counties.

 

Q: Which counties are eligible?

The following 25 Washington counties are eligible for Business Consulting services:
Adams, Asotin, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Grant, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Skagit, Skamania, Stevens, Wahkiakum, Whitman, and Yakima.

The following 31 Washington counties are eligible for Education, Business Assessment (CoreValue), and Asset Mapping services:
Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Skagit, Skamania, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima.

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Q: How soon can my company begin the consulting engagement?

Once we have established contact with your company, a representative from the Make it in Washington team will arrange a meeting with your business to discuss program offerings and develop a tailored scope of work.

Q: What Business Consulting services are offered?

A robust evaluation and a tailored work plan are provided for each engagement by members of the Make it in Washington team. We are able to provide guidance in areas such as improving operational efficiencies; accessing new sources of growth/development capital; navigating the risks associated with pursuing new customers, markets, and products; and solving technological challenges. 

Q: What is the CoreValue Business Assessment?

The CoreValue Business Assessment is a software tool that our Business Consultants can walk you through to help you discover how to run your business at peak performance. CoreValue can help you understand what you’re worth, where to grow, and how to convert growth into real wealth.

Q: What is the Asset Mapping Questionnaire?

The Asset Mapping Questionnaire is a short survey available here that is being used to create a statewide manufacturing asset map to help raise the profile of Washington companies and connect them to new business opportunities.

Q: Who are the Business Consultants?

The Make it in Washington business consultants are seasoned professionals with broad-based business sector experience and deep vertical knowledge. Consulting services are provided through the Innovate Washington Foundation, Impact Washington, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory, and Washington State Department of Commerce.

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